• Billy Wilder - Never Be Boring

    Billy Wilder - Never Be Boring


Billy Wilder - Never Be Boring

a film by André Schäfer, Jascha Hannover

Billy Wilder - Never Be Boring

2017 | 90:00 min

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also in 52 mins version availaable
"There are three golden rules to filmmaking: thou shalt not bore, thou shalt not bore, and thou shalt
not bore!" Billy Wilder was one of the greatest writers and directors in Hollywood. The man who filmed Marilyn Monroe with her dress blowing up, wrote screenplays with Raymond Chandler and created film history with classics like 'Sunset Boulevard', 'Some Like It Hot' or 'One, Two, Three'.
Billy Wilder was a legend in his lifetime and embodies a period of contemporary history. He was successful beyond measure, and became very rich as a result – but he never sold out.
Our film rediscovers this cultural figurehead. Via trailers and film extracts from his greatest works, it documents and analyses Wilder's filmmaking. In exclusive, newly-filmed interviews companions and contemporaries of Billy Wilder, such as Volker Schlöndorff, Marthe Keller und Paul Diamond document a century of contemporary history and portray a person who above all was never boring.
Cast and Crew
  • Director André Schäfer, Jascha Hannover
  • Screenwriter Hartmut Kasper
  • Director of Photography Jens Schade, Franz Wagenbach, Andy Lehmann
  • Editor Michel Linzer, Fritz Busse
  • Sound Max Pellnitz, Armin Siegwarth, Henrik Wellmann
  • Score Ritchie Staringer
Production Company
Unter Krähenbäumen 4, 50670 Köln

Phone: +49 221 2005280

Fax: +49 221 2005282

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